Dispelling the 3,000 Mile Oil Change Myth

One thing that most people believe when it comes to changing their oil is that it needs to be done every 3,000 miles. This was certainly the truth back in the old days of automobiles. These days though sees synthetic based oil and another thing is that the motors are made of more durable material. When it comes to oil changes, the best place to come to is right here at Stearns Ford Inc.

When it comes to oil changes, the best thing to do is go by what the automotive manufacturer calls for. 3,000 miles is basically a sales ploy these days to garner business for the quick lube businesses. There are vehicles these days that recommend oil changes at 6,000, 8,000, with some even going as far as 10,000 miles before an oil change needs to be done.

If an oil change light is to come on, the best thing to do is have the oil changed within two fill-ups of the gas tank. Again, when it comes to oil changes, come directly to our staff members in Burlington, NC!

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